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WebdriverIO Debugger Service

Allows WebdriverIO tests to be paused, resumed and the ability to step through each command with a chrome browser extension.

When stepping through commands, the next command that is to be executed will have an orange border around the element.

wdio-debugger-extension

This requires the WebdriverIO Debugger Chrome extension which is explained more below.

Setup the service

Install

npm i -D wdio-debugger-service

Config

Add the following to your services array in your config file

services : [`debugger`]

Setup the Chrome extension

Clone the wdio-debugger-extension

git clone https://github.com/WillBrock/wdio-debugger-extension.git

Add the load-extension option to the chrome capabilities and specify the path to the wdio-debugger-extension

NOTE: The path must be absolute

capabilities : [{
	maxInstances         : 1,
	browserName          : `chrome`,
	'goog:chromeOptions' : {
		args : [
			// This must be the absolute path where the clone directory is
			`load-extension=/absolute/path/to/clone/directory`,
		],
	},
}],

The extension will automatically load in the browser when running your tests. You'll notice the WebdriverIO icon in the top right of the browser toolbar.

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